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Apr 22 2012, 9:35pm

Post #1 of 9 (732 views)

I have to go with Lotr.


Apr 23 2012, 6:52am

Post #2 of 9 (283 views)
So would I [In reply to] Can't Post

Although only because I haven't played skyrim Wink


Apr 23 2012, 4:25pm

Post #3 of 9 (267 views)
Lord of the Rings [In reply to] Can't Post

Skyrim is a good game but it copied alot from Lotr. Whole towns are taken from Lotr which proves that Lotr is better :)


Apr 23 2012, 5:23pm

Post #4 of 9 (292 views)
LOTR, 'nuff said// [In reply to] Can't Post


......"Since the first time I met you,
..I couldn't seem to forget you.
.......And lately I seem to find,
..That you're always on my mind.
.......Whenever I see you smile,
..It makes my life so very worthwhile.
......And ever since the very start,
.....You have always been there in my heart.
..Then I heard that you felt the same way,
......And those words were so easy to say."


Apr 24 2012, 3:43pm

Post #5 of 9 (303 views)
Definitely LotR [In reply to] Can't Post

Skyrim is a great game, I played through every quest and explored the whole map, but it just doesn't grip the audience in the same way that LotR does. Morrowind grabbed me, I felt that world was really alive, but it lost that feel in Oblivion, and didn't regain it in Skyrim.

The storytelling and quest design is derivative and repetitive with a few extremely entertaining exceptions. LotR cleans up in this case, with a world so rich and detailed that makes you just want to know more and more.

Noel Q. von Schneiffel

May 11 2012, 12:59pm

Post #6 of 9 (238 views)
Tie... [In reply to] Can't Post

I haven't actually gotten around to playing Skyrim, but I agree that Morrowind had something that Oblivion lacked. There was a wide scope and sheer freakiness about it that Oblivion could never quite recreate. I remember the first time I left Ghostgate behind me and stepped onto the Red Mountain, with the blight storm setting in all around me and the Corprus monsters howling over it. Hell, was I scared.

Let me be serious for a moment and drop the prophet stuff: I must say that the entire world of Elder Scrolls - not only Skyrim, everything taken together - reached a depth of culture and mythology which I found unprecedented in any computer game. Derivative in parts, yes, but there was also lots of unique stuff. It may not be on par with LotR in terms of professionalism (linguistic plausibility, etc.), but in terms of sheer creativity of the makers, it is a tie for me.

Now, about characters... I suppose in a fight between Dagoth Ur and Sauron, Dagoth Ur wouldn't stand a chance. I always found him, as a boss opponent, a bit of a letdown, considering how everything was set up. But then, he was no Maia to begin with, but a human transformed to a pseudo-god.

Considering Oblivion, I somehow have the feeling that Sheogorath would win against Sauron handily. And not only in the dressing contest.

The Glorious Truth of J.R.R. Tolkien
Radiates from his Holy Writings



May 11 2012, 3:16pm

Post #7 of 9 (250 views)
I totally agree [In reply to] Can't Post

with regards to the depth of TES games. The books, the lore, the history, etc. is amazing, and it's one of the main reasons I play them. I think Oblivion was too generic, overall, whereas Morrowind was totally fantastic and very creative.

I do find it kind of difficult to compare them when they're not in the same genre of media, though.


May 25 2012, 12:57am

Post #8 of 9 (242 views)
I agree [In reply to] Can't Post

Morrowind was and still is one of my favorite games of all time. Oblivion though lacked a great story. I think Skyrim was also great, but it didn't grip me the LOTR does.


Jun 18 2012, 1:02pm

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